Plan and coordinate product assembly

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver FPICOT4203B, 'Plan and coordinate product assembly'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan product assembly

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to planning and coordinating product assembly are identified and followed

1.2. Production orders and product assembly schedules are set and communicated to personnel

1.3. Construction plans and jig requirements are interpreted

1.4. Products to be assembled and assembly techniques are explained to production personnel

1.5. Componentry and required material availability are identified and monitored

1.6. Communication with others is established and maintained in line with OHS requirements

2. Monitor product assembly

2.1. Product assembly procedures are reviewed for suitability to planned schedule

2.2. Assembly processes are monitored for effectiveness of equipment and componentry

2.3. Assistance is provided to personnel to evaluate components and assembly problems

2.4. Product management and output are monitored to record possible process improvements

2.5. Product assembly, major problems and equipment faults are investigated, recorded and reported in line with site requirements

3. Coordinate product assembly

3.1. Assembly operations and output are monitored to record and action possible process improvements, based on construction plans, components and material being used

3.2. Modifications are made to assembly procedures or schedules to ensure optimum performance, which are then communicated to personnel

3.3. Assembly improvement modifications are documented in line with site procedures

3.4. Production output details are obtained and recorded in line with site requirements

3.5. Completed products are checked and directed to storage or transferred to transportation for despatch

3.6. Operating logs and product assembly records are completed and maintained to site standards

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT4203B appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI40310 - Certificate IV in Timber Truss and Frame Manufacture
  • FPI40205 - Certificate IV in Timber Processing
  • FPI40410 - Certificate IV in Timber Truss and Frame Design
  • FPI30910 - Certificate III Timber Truss and Frame Design and Manufacture